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Headword: Ἱππέας εἰς πεδίον προκαλῇ
Adler number: iota,527
Translated headword: you are calling the cavalrymen onto a plain
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Clearly [to a place] where one would be successful; for horse-troops are strong on a plain.
Greek Original:
Ἱππέας εἰς πεδίον προκαλῇ: δηλονότι ἔνθα ἂν εὐημερῇ τις: τὰ γὰρ ἱππικὰ ἐν πεδίῳ κρατεῖ.
Notes:
More fully in Photius, Lexicon iota163 Theodoridis (where a source is cited: Plato, Theaetetus 183D); and proverbial in Apostolius 9.13, etc.
For the general idea see again iota 574.
Keywords: daily life; geography; military affairs; philosophy; proverbs; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 April 2003@11:13:27.
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Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 2 August 2003@09:53:47.
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics) on 2 August 2003@10:42:57.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 14 January 2013@05:03:00.
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